COUNTY, ILLINOIS MILITARY DATABASE
Remember our Clark County patriots. Some lie in national cemeteries. Some sleep in hometown graves. Some never made it home. But all have something in common. They made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our country, our freedom and our quality of life.
KENTUCKY REGIMENTS (UNION)
1st Kentucky Cavalry, Company K, H
Litteral, Geo. W. (Marshall) Pvt. He was listed as a veteran.
History of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry
Organized at Liberty, Burkeville and Monticello, Ky., October, 1861, and mustered in October 28, 1861. Attached to Thomas' Command, Camp Dick Robinson Ky., to December, 1861. 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. (5 Cos. attached to Garfield's 18th Brigade, Army Ohio, December, 1861, to March, 1862.) Unattached, Army Ohio, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army Ohio, to November, 1862. Post Gallatin, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1863. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army Ohio, to August, 1863. Independent Cavalry Brigade, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army Ohio, to May, 1864. Independent Brigade, Cavalry Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, District of Kentucky, Dept. of Ohio, to December, 1864. Camp Nelson, Military District of Kentucky, to September, 1865.
SERVICE-Near Rockcastle Hills October 18, 1861. Camp Wild Cat October 21. Fishing Creek December 8. (5 Cos. sent to Prestonburg, Ky., December 10 and join Garfield. Garfield's operations against Humphrey Marshall December 23, 1861, to January 20, 1862. Middle Creek, near Prestonburg, January 10, 1862.) Near Logan's Cross Roads, Mill Springs, on Fishing Creek, January 19-20, 1862. Near Cumberland Gap February 14 (Detachment). Big Creek Gap and Jacksboro March 14 (Detachment). Reconnoissance to Cumberland Gap March 21-23 (1st Battalion). Moved to Nashville, Tenn., April. Purdy and Lebanon May 5. Duty at Shelbyville, Columbia, Mt. Pleasant, Lawrenceburg, Pulaski and Murfreesboro, Tenn., till August. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg August 21-September 26. Capture of 3rd Georgia Cavalry at New Haven September 29. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-22. Near Perryville October 6-7. Battle of Perryville October 8. Danville October 11. Near Mountain Gap October 14 and 16. March to Nashville, Tenn., October 22-November 7. Ordered to Kentucky November. Operations against Morgan December, 1862, to January, 1863. Operations against Pegram March 22-April 1. Danville March 24. Dutton's Hill, near Somerset, March 30. Expedition to Monticello and operations in Southeast Kentucky April 25-May 12. Howe's Ford, Weaver's Store, April 28. Monticello May 1. Neal Springs May. Near Mill Springs May 29. Monticello and Rocky Gap June 9. Saunders' raid in East Tennessee June 14-24. Lenoir June 19. Knoxville June 19-20. Strawberry Plains and Rogers' Gap June 20. Powder Springs Gap June 21. Columbia and Creelsborough June 29. Pursuit of Morgan July 2-26. Marrowbone, Burkesville, July 2. Columbia July 3. Martin's Creek July 10. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19. Near Lisbon July 26. Operation against Scott in Eastern Kentucky. Lancaster and Paint Lick Bridge July 31. Lancaster August 1. Smith's Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Burnside's campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Calhoun and Charleston September 25. Near Philadelphia September 27 and October 15. Philadelphia October 20. Motley's Ford, Little Tennessee River, November 4. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Marysville November 14. Little River November 14-15. Stock Creek November 15. Near Knoxville November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-23. About Bean Station December 9-13. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Bend of Chucky River, near Dandridge, January 16. Dandridge January 17. Flat and Muddy Creek January 26. Seviersville January 26. Near Fair Garden January 27. Moved to Mt. Sterling, Ky., February 17-26, and duty there reorganizing till April. March to Tunnel Hill, Ga., May 1-12. Atlanta Campaign May to September. Demonstrations on Dalton May 9-13. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 10 and 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Operations on line of Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Campbellton July 4. On line of the Chattahoochie River July 5-17. About Atlanta July 22-27. Stoneman's raid to Macon July 27-August 6. Macon and Clinton July 30. Sunshine Church July 30-31. Ordered to Mt. Sterling, Ky., September. Duty at Camp Nelson, Ky., and at other points in Kentucky till December. Mustered out December 31, 1864.
Veterans and recruits consolidated to a Battalion of 3 Companies and on duty at various points in Kentucky, operating against guerrillas and quieting country, till September, 1865. Mustered out September 20, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 282 Enlisted men by disease. Total 344.
10th Kentucky Cavalry, Company M
Jaco, William (Wabash) Pvt.
History of the 10th Kentucky Cavalry
Organized at Covington, Lexington and Crab Orchard, Ky., for one year's service, September 8 to November 11, 1862. Attached to Cavalry, 1st Division, Army of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Unattached, Army of Kentucky, November, 1862. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District Central Kentucky, Dept. Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps. to August, 1863. Mt. Sterling, Ky., 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to September, 1863. (2nd Battalion attached to District of Eastern Kentucky to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863.)
SERVICE-Duty about Mt. Sterling, Ky., and in the District of Central Kentucky, scouting and operating against guerrillas and protecting that part of the State, till September, 1863. Skirmish near Florence, Ky., September 8, 1862. Expedition to East Tennessee December 24, 1862, to January 1, 1863. Parker's Mills, on Elk Fork, December 28, 1862. Operations against Cluke's forces February 18-March 5, 1863. Coomb's Ferry February 22. Slate Creek, near Mt. Sterling, and Stoner's Bridge, February 24. Slate Creek, near Mt. Sterling, March 2. Operations against Pegram March 22-April 1. Mt. Sterling March 22. Operations against Everett's Raid in Eastern Kentucky June 13-23. Triplett's Bridge, Flemming County, June 16. Operations against Scott's forces July 25-August 6. Richmond July 28. Lancaster and Paint Creek Bridge July 31-August 1. Smith's Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Duty at Mt. Sterling till September. (2nd Battalion served detached in District Eastern Kentucky. Expedition from Beaver Creek into Southwest Virginia July 3-11, 1863. Gladesville, Va., July 7.) Regiment mustered out September 17, 1863.
Regiment lost during service 13 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 61 Enlisted men by disease. Total 75.
22d Kentucky Infantry, Company E
Clark, Elijah (Wabash), Cpl Mustered out with company. Organized in Mercer Co., KY.
Zornes, Francis M. (Wabash), Cpl Mustered out with company. Organized in Mercer Co., KY.
History of the 22d Kentucky Infantry
Organized at Louisa, Ky., January 20, 1862. Attached to 18th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 26th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 4th Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, Right Wing 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Sherman's Yazoo Expedition to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 9th Division, 13th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to August, 1863; and Dept. of the Gulf to September, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Plaquemine, District of Baton Rouge, La., Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to December, 1864.
SERVICE.-Operations in Eastern Kentucky till March, 1862. Garfield's Campaign against Humphrey Marshall December 23, 1861, to January 30, 1862. Advance on Paintsville, Ky., December 30, 1861, to January 7, 1862. Jennie's Creek January 7. Occupation of Paintsville October 8. Abbott's Hill January 9. Middle Creek, near Prestonburg, January 10. Occupation of Prestonburg January 11. Expedition to Pound Gap, Cumberland Mountains, March 14-17. Pound Gap March 16. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Cumberland Mountain April 28. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 16. Operations about Cumberland Gap August 2-6. Tazewell August 6. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Green up, on the Ohio River, September 16-October 3. West Liberty September 24. Expedition to Charleston, W. Va., October 21-November 10. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., November 10-15, and duty there till December 20. Sherman's Yazoo Expedition December 20, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Chickasaw Bayou December 26-28. Chickasaw Bluff December 29. Expedition to Arkansas Post, Ark., January 3-10, 1863. Assault and capture of Fort Hindman Arkansas Post, January 10-11. Moved to Young's Point, La., January 17-22 and duty there till March. Operations from Milliken's Bend to New Carthage March 31-April 17. Movement on Bruinsburg and turning Grand Gulf April 25-30. Battle of Port Gibson May 1. Battle of Champion's Hill May 16. Big Black River Bridge May 17. Siege of Vicksburg May 18-July 4. Assaults on Vicksburg May 19 and 22. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 5-10. Near Clinton July 8. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Big Black till August 13. Ordered to New Orleans, La., August 13. Duty at Carrollton, Brashear City and Berwick till October. Western Louisiana Campaign October 3-November 21. Duty at Plaquemine November 21. 1863, to March 24, 1864; and at Baton Rouge till April. Ordered to Alexandria, reporting there April 26. Red River Campaign April 26-May 22. Graham's Plantation May 5. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 31-June 6. Duty at Morganza, at mouth of the White River. Ark., and at Baton Rouge, La., till January, 1865. Mustered out January 20, 1865. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 7th Kentucky Infantry.
Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 145 Enlisted men by disease. Total 199.
23d Kentucky Infantry, Company B
Nelson, Charles W. (Dolson)
History of the 23d Kentucky Infantry
Organized at Camp King, Lexington, Ky., and mustered in January 2, 1862. Attached to District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to March, 1862. 23rd Independent Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1862. 10th Brigade, 4th Division, Army of the Ohio, to September, 1862. 10th Brigade, 4th Division, 2nd Corps, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Left Wing 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 21st Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to June, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Army Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Texas to December, 1865.
SERVICE.-Garrison and guard duty in Southern Kentucky and Middle Tennessee January to August, 1862. Round Mountain, near Woodbury, Tenn., August 27. March to Louisville, Ky., in pursuit of Bragg, September 1-26. Pursuit of Bragg into Kentucky October 1-16. Battle of Perryville October 8 (Reserve). March to Nashville, Tenn., October 17-November 7, and duty there till December 26. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Lavergne December 27. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1865. Woodbury January 24. At Murfreesboro till June. Scout from Clarksville May 20-22. Middle Tennessee (or Tullahoma) Campaign June 23-July 7. At Manchester till August 16. Passage of Cumberland Mountains and Tennessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 22. Ringgold September 11. Lee and Gordon's Mills September 12-13. Battle of Chickamauga September 19-20. Siege of Chattanooga, Tenn., September 24-November 23. Reopening Tennessee River October 26-29. Brown's Ferry October 27. Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign November 23-27. Orchard Knob November 23-24. Mission Ridge November 25. Pursuit to Graysville November 26-27. March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 8. Charlestown December 28. Operations in East Tennessee December, 1863, to April, 1864. Regiment Veteranize at Blain's Cross Roads, Tenn., January 5, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May 1 to September 8, 1864. Demonstrations on Rocky Faced Ridge and Dalton, Ga., May 5-13. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Adairsville May 17. Near Kingston May 18-19. Near Cassville May 19. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Pickett's Mill May 27. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Ruff's Station, Smyrna Camp Ground, July 4. Pace's Ferry July 5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama October 1-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-29. Moved to Huntsville, Ala., and duty there till March, 1865. Expedition to Bull's Gap and operations in East Tennessee March 15-April 22. At Nashville, Tenn., till June. Ordered to New Orleans, La., June 6; thence moved to Texas July. Duty at Indianola, Green Lake and Victoria till December. Mustered out December 27, 1865.
Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 84 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 102 Enlisted men by disease. Total 191.